Katerva: Honors 2012 Awards Winners

Dear Katerva Community,   Already considered the pinnacle of global sustainability recognition, the Katerva Awards reached grand heights last week when the stunning Palais des Nations served as the backdrop for the Katerva Awards Ceremony.  On July 2 Katerva presented its 2012 Grand Prize and Peoples’ Choice Awards to Bioneedle …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 10 – High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Final Summary

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Volume 208 Number 10 – Thursday, 11 April 2013 SUMMARY OF THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 9 APRIL …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 2 – Post-2015 Development Agenda Consultation on Water – Final Summary

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NEW GREEN ECONOMY GUIDEBOOK SERIES

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development, 2012- 2013 The Division for Sustainable Development of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has published a series of guidebooks to the green economy following the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). They can be …

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for Action Side Event Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:15 – 19:45, followed by Reception Venue: Conference Room 2 in the North Lawn Building Organizing Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations …

Revised UN Convention Seeks To Encourage Investment, Combat Corporate Tax Evasion

REVISED UN CONVENTION SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT, COMBAT CORPORATE TAX EVASION New York, Mar 14 2012 6:05PM The United Nations announced today that it has updated a set of guidelines to prevent double taxation between countries, as well as to avoid tax evasion, which costs countries $3.1 trillion every year. …

Public Hearing In The European Parliament

PUBLIC HEARING IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Brussels – 22 March 2012 (*) A European policy for employee ownership and participation I am delighted to invite you to a public hearing in the European Parliament, about: “A European policy for employee ownership and participation”. The hearing will take place on March …

Un’s Global Report On Youth Highlights Rising Concerns Over Lack Of Job Prospects

UN’S GLOBAL REPORT ON YOUTH HIGHLIGHTS RISING CONCERNS OVER LACK OF JOB PROSPECTS New York, Feb 6 2012 2:05PM A lack of job opportunities, inadequate education, vulnerable working conditions and insufficient government investment are some of the main concerns of young people around the world, according to a United Nations …

Public Hearing in the European Parliament

PUBLIC HEARING IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Brussels – 28 February 2012 A European policy for employee ownership and participation I am delighted to invite you to a public hearing in the European Parliament, about: “A European policy for employee ownership and participation”. The hearing will take place on February 28, …

Durban Delegates Briefed on Rio+20 Preparations

Durban Delegates Briefed on Rio+20 Preparations 7_December 2011: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Secretariat and Brazilian Government organized a “Briefing on Rio+20 Preparations” on the sidelines of the Durban Climate Change Conference. continued… UNGA Adopts Resolution on Sustainable …